Artichoke-Spinach Strata

Artichoke-Spinach Strata

Perfect for a holiday brunch, this baked egg dish is loaded with fresh and frozen vegetables.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

5:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

2
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
1
cup finely chopped red bell pepper (1 medium)
1/2
cup finely chopped onion (1 medium)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (14 oz) quartered artichoke hearts, drained, coarsely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
8
cups cubed (1 inch) rustic round bread (about 1 lb)
1 1/2
cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (6 oz)
6
eggs
2 1/2
cups milk
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)
  1. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add bell pepper, onion and garlic; cook about 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Remove from heat. Stir in artichokes and spinach; set aside.
  2. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Arrange bread cubes in dish. Spoon vegetable mixture evenly over bread cubes; sprinkle with Monterey Jack cheese.
  3. In medium bowl, beat eggs, milk, mustard, salt and pepper with wire whisk until blended; pour evenly over bread, vegetables and cheese. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover tightly with foil; refrigerate at least 4 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  4. Heat oven to 350°F. Bake covered 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 20 to 30 minutes longer or until top is golden brown and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
For added flavor, try using an herb-flavored rustic bread such as oregano or basil.
Assemble this strata the day before your brunch, then pop it in the oven in time for your guests’ arrival.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 390
    • (Calories from Fat 150),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 190mg;
  • Sodium 980mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g
    • (Dietary Fiber 7g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.